Plant Care Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

4.2 out of 5 (6 experiences)

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor
Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower

Taxonomy

Dracaena marginata 'Ray of Sunshine'
Dracaena
Asparagaceae
Asparagales

How to care for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Water

How often to water your Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Water needs for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'
0.5 cups
every 12

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' needs 0.5 cups of water every 12 when it doesn’t get direct sunlight and is potted in a 5" pot.

Use our water calculator to personalize watering recommendations to your environment or download Greg for more advanced recommendations for all of your plants.

Calculate water needs of Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Water 0.5 cups every
12

Does your plant get direct sunlight?

Select the pot size

5"
Light

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Finding light for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' in your home

Light needs and placement for plant Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine': 6ft from a window
6ft or less from
a window

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' can tolerate being far from a window and light source.

Place it less than 6 feet from a south-facing window to ensure it receives enough light to survive 💪.

Select your region to see how the current weather in your area affects the placement of Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' in your home 🏡.

Nutrients

How to fertilize Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Nutrient, fertilizer, and repotting needs for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine': repot after 2X growth

Most potting soils come with ample nutrients which plants use to produce new growth.

By the time your plant has depleted the nutrients in its soil it’s likely grown enough to need a larger pot anyway.

To replenish this plant's nutrients, repot your Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' after it doubles in size or once a year—whichever comes first.

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Care Summary for Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine'


Greg recommends:

Water

0.5 cups every 12 days

Placement

< 6ft from a window

Nutrients

Repot after 2x growth

Based on the 4” pot your plant is in, and that it doesn’t get direct sunlight.

What other plant parents say

Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Survivor plant personality Survivor 3
Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Fast grower plant personality Fast grower 3
Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Pet friendly plant personality Pet friendly 2
Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Browns easily plant personality Browns easily 2
Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Pest magnet plant personality Pest magnet 1
Dracaena 'Ray of Sunshine' has a Large, lush leaves plant personality Large, lush leaves 1
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globe Parma, Ohio
10/06/2021

This was my first ever house plant. I’ve had leaves get brown and can be particular at times. I thought I was most definitely going to kill this one at times, but it has survived my learning how to take care of it.

Browns easily Browns easily
Survivor Survivor

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